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The nationality of Schaffer may be very difficult to determine because countries change over time, leaving the nation of origin a mystery. The original ethnicity of Schaffer may be in dispute based on whether the family name came about organically and independently in various locales; e.g. in the case of surnames that come from a profession, which can come into being in multiple countries independently (such as the surname "Fisher" which was given to fishermen).

Schaffer Meaning & Etymology

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The meaning of Schaffer come may come from a trade, such as the name "Archer" which was given to people who were bowmen. Some of these trade-based last names can be a profession in some other language. Because of this it is useful to understand the country of origin of a name, and the languages spoken by its ancestors. Many names like Schaffer are inspired by religious texts like the Quran, the Bhagavadgītā, the Bible, and so forth. Commonly these family names relate to a religious sentiment such as "Lamb of God".

Schaffer Pronunciation & Spelling Variations

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Knowing misspellings and alternate spellings of the Schaffer surname are important to understanding the etymology of the name. In times when literacy was uncommon, names such as Schaffer were transliterated based on how they were heard by a scribe when people's names were recorded in public records. This could have resulted in misspellings of Schaffer. Family names like Schaffer vary in their spelling as they travel across villages, family branches, and countries over the years.

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